William Wilberforce

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In England, they abolished the slave trade by passing laws. In America, we fought our bloodiest war. Come and hear the story of the man who was the driving force behind banishing slavery in England. Come and hear about William … Continued

Eleanor of Aquitaine

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This woman dominated her century (the 1100s). She became the queen of France and later the queen of England. Two of her four sons became Kings of England. She and her husband (Henry II) did not get along, and yet … Continued

1968

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A year of tragedy in a decade of turmoil. The 1960s changed how America viewed the world. One of those years, 1968, was heart wrenching. With the assassinations and the unexpected statement from the White House and the war protests … Continued

The 1850 Compromise

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In the spring of 1850, three of the most prominent men of the time united one last time to help hold the country together. Daniel Webster, John C. Calhoun and Henry Clay had spent their adult lives in the legislative … Continued